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Wildflower Center Seed Bank

The Wildflower Center's Seed Bank was established in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Seeds of Success (SOS) program in concert with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Millennium Seed Bank Program (MSBP). The purpose of the Seed Bank is to collect, conserve, and develop native plant materials for stabilizing, rehabilitating and restoring lands in Texas and the United States.

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To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Seed Bank Curator.


Heterotheca canescens

Heterotheca canescens (DC.) Shinners

Gray Golden-aster, Hoary False Goldenaster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: HECA8

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-ENH-3

Field Data Form: LBJWC-ENH-3.pdf
Collection Date: 2009-07-26
Accession Number: LBJWC-ENH-3
Collection Number: ENH-3
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Van der Ende, G. Hampton, N.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 29N
Phytoregion_full: Edwards Plateau
State: Texas
County: Lampasas
Municipality: Hampton property
Location: Population spread throughout entire 250 acres w/heaviest concentration around house/barn in grassland areas.

Latitude: 31.238630
Longitude: -98.330160
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

Altitude: 427 M
Elevation in M: 427

Habitat Data

Soil Texture: Grey/brown clay/humus

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: More than 100 plants sampled. Population spread through
Population Size: 1000

Inventory Data

LBJWC: 1000 seeds
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